Bette Milder Net Worth: Movies & Albums

An American singer, songwriter, actress, and comedian from Honolulu, “Bette Midler” net worth is estimated to be $ 250 Million.

Bette is popularly known as “The Divine Miss M” for her work on stage and screen.

Her incredible works made her earn gobs of awards, including Grammy Awards and Primetime Award thrice, four times Emmy Awards and Golden Globe Awards, and twice special Tony Award.

As a solo artist, she has released 13 studio albums since 1970, “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “Do you Want To Dance,” and “From a Distance” are some of her hits.

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Bette Midler

Her major earning source sells over 10 albums (more than 30 million copies) of her music.

Not only that, she rocked on different roles on different television shows and movies.

Moreover, she also works as a voice actor and has her own show named “Bette Midler.

Furthermore, she has published her books and is also a devoted reader.

Quick Facts

Let’s dive into Bette Milder more.

Full Name Bette Davis Midler
Net Worth $250 Million
Birth Date December 1, 1945
Birth Place Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Nick Name Bette Midler
Religion Jewish
Nationality American
Ethnicity Ashkenazi Jewish
Education Radford High School, University of Hawaii
Horoscope Sagittarius
Father’s Name Fred Midler
Mother’s Name Ruth Schindel
Siblings Susan Milder and Judy Midler
Age 76 Years Old
Height 155 cm (5 ft 1 in)
Weight 57  kg (125.5 lbs)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status
Married
Husband Martin von Haselberg
Children Sophie von Haselberg
Boyfriend N/A
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Comedian, and Film Producer
Endorsements Acura, MAC Cosmetics
Instruments Vocals, Ukulele
Active Since 1965 – Present
Genres Traditional Pop, Vocal, Pop, Musical Comedy
Social Media Twitter, Instagram, Youtube
Awards Grammy Awards (3), Golden Globe Awards (4), and Primetime Emmy Awards (3)
Best Known for
The Rose (1979), Beaches (1988),
First Movie
Hawaii (1966)
First Performance
La MaMA Experimental Theatre (1965)
First Album
The Divine Miss M
First Stand- Up Comedy Album
Mud Will Be Flung Tonight!
Last Update
 October, 2022

Bette Midler: Net Worth and Income

Bette Midler’s net worth is approximately around $250 million piled up through singing, acting, comedies, and filmmaking.

Her major and primary source of earning is as a Pop Singer.

Additionally, she has released over 10 studio albums (selling more than 30 million copies).

Along with that, she has more than 50 acting credits to her name.

Milder’s earning through “Divine Madness” is roughly $850,000, and $600,000 through “The Rose.”

On top of that, she owns several lavishing properties in Hawaii and New York City.

Bette Midler: Houses

Bette owns plenty of properties in Hawaii, her birthland.

She purchased massive 38+ acre property on the island of Kauai in 1988 for  $1.5 million.

Not only that, she owns another 58,000 square feet property nearby.

Besides that, she has her residence on Fifth Avenue in New York City in 1996 and lived with her husband, Martin Haselberg.

The penthouse apartment is combined of two units and covers the top three floors of the building.

This apartment is 7,000 square feet with 3,000 square feet of outdoor space and 14 rooms.

Later in 2019, Midler put on the markets the penthouse apartment for $50 Million.

Currently, she lives in the city and is looking for a smaller apartment nearby.

Since her daughter, Sophie, an actress, has fled the nest, she claims that the penthouse is too big for two people.

Bette Midler: Lifestyle and Favorites

Lifestyle

She is fond of art as her husband is a painter-Kim McCarty’s watercolors are her favorites.

In addition, she loves dragons and wishes to have one as a pet.

When she was a child, she was interested in the photographs of people wearing elaborate makeup and costumes.

She always wanted to be like “Ethel Barrymore” because of her physical image but had no idea what it actually takes to be her.

Thus, she follows trends and often dresses up fashionably, and is well known for her fashion sense.

She has her unique style when it comes to fashion; she is mostly seen in eccentric attire.

One of her first role models was Eugene Lang, a wealthy businessman, for his generic and basic concern for kid’s education. In line with this, she once said that she believes education should not economize, and children should not be shortchanged.

Her ideal girls’ night involves margaritas, chips, and guacamole.

Favorites

Reading is her favorite pastime.

Accordingly, she claims she must-read, or she can’t live.

One of her favorite authors is  P.G. Wodehouse (who wrote 99 books).

She says she has been a voracious reader from her early childhood and her interest in reading will continue in her old age too.

Some of her favorite singers are  Susan Boyle, Beyonce, and Bruce Springsteen.

She adores Taylor Swift and Beyonce, stating them to be beyond human, strong, and athlete.

Adding on, she likes to listen to everything across the board—world music, Brahms chamber music, the blues, and even rap—but it has to have choruses.

Interestingly, she likes to play Mexican music and invite Hilary Clinton, Betty Friedan, Fran Lebowitz, and Madame Pompadour to enjoy.

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Her mother said blue is Bette’s color, and eventually, it turned out to be her favorite.

She also loves Adele for her beautiful voice, great songwriting skills, and best performer.

Having herself in several tv shows, “Sex and the City” is her personal favorite.

Nevertheless, she quite follows Gene Hackman, Jane Fonda, Grace Kelly as they are her best-loved.

Bette Midler: Charity

Bette sponsored “Adopt-a-Highway” with a $2,000 amount monthly to clean up 2 miles section of the Ventura Freeway in Burbank, California.

Adding up, she founded a non-profit organization, “New York Restoration Project,” to strengthen underprivileged neighborhoods of New York City.

She has supported a lot of charities:

  • Audubon Society
  • Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes
  • Hope North
  • Love Our Children the USA
  • Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City

Furthermore, she also provides help to the causes such as Abuse, Adoption, AIDS & HIV, Animals, At-Risk/Disadvantaged Youth.

Bette Midler: Movies, Albums, Endorsement, and Book Publications

Movies

Bette played uncredited roles in the movie “Hawaii,” “The Detective,” and “Goodbye, Columbus” at the beginning of her career.

Her lead role in “The Rose” brought her fame, and the movie’s title song waxed her a Grammy.

bette midler movie
Bette Midler in the movie “The Rose.”

She starred in “For the Boy,” “Hocus Pocus,” The Women, “Parental Guidance,” and many hit movies.

Again her marvelous acting in her own produced movie “Beaches” got her another Grammy.

In 1986, her role as a “Barbara Whiteman” on the comedy movie “Down and Out in Beverly Hills” was highly appreciated.

She also performed on Ryan Murphy’s Netflix series “The Politician,” which got her an Emmy nomination.

She further got recognition in another comedy movie, “Ruthless People.”

Likewise, she played “Sandy Brozinsky” on the Golden Globe-nominated movie “Outrage Fortune.”

Albums

In 1972, Atlantic Records released her debut Record “The Divine Miss M” and the “Bette Midler.”

The former album played the hit numbers “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “Chapel Of Love,” “Do You Want to Dance?“, and “Friends.”

She started releasing heaps of albums (over 25) afterward.

Her third album was “Songs of New Depression,” fourth “Broken Blossom,” fifth “Thighs and Whispers,” ninth “Bathhouse,” and so on.

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Bette’s album “The Divine Miss M.”

Her 25th album, “It’s the Girls!” was released in 2014, about seven decades of famous girls group from 1930s trios to 199s R&B legends.

She played the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in the Broadway revival of “Hello, Dolly!” that won her second Tony Award.

Endorsement

Bette has an endorsement deal with brands and products like “Acura” and “MAC Cosmetics.”

She is also the face of the Marc Jacobs Spring 2016 campaign shot by the photographer David Sims.

Book Publication

Bette published a large number of books as well.

She wrote “Saga of Baby Divine,” “A View from A Broad, Bette Midler Greatest Hits: Experience the Divine, The Wind Beneath My Wings.”

bette milder book
The saga of Baby Divine by Bette Midler

Subsequently, she produced a children’s book entailing the story of a rare duck seen in Central Park called “The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks.”

Bette Midler: Career

Bette started her professional career from the play “Miss Nefertiti Regret” by American Playwright and director Tom Eyen.

Afterward, she played an uncredited role in ” Miss David Buff.”

Her next movie, “Hawaii,” was a big hit that helped her relocate and rise to stardom.

Later on, in 1986, she played the character of “Barabara Whiteman” in the comedy movie ” Beverly Hills Down and Out” and set out her journey in comedies as well.

She released her several blockbuster albums, which were nominated for a Grammy Award.

Eventually, she published some books and played a voice actor too.

Bette Midler: Awards & Achievements

Bette received stacks of awards and award nominations for her work on both the screen and stage.

Initially, she was nominated for Best Actress in “The Rose” and “For the Boys” by the Academy Awards.

Followingly, she won the Golden Globe Awards as Best Actress in the movies “The Rose,” For the Boys,” and “Gypsy.

She won three Grammy Awards for her unprecedented works in the music industry.

She also grabbed three Primetime Emmy Awards through her performances.

The list goes on; she earned two Tony Awards for her great work as an artist.

She was honored by the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award at “Songwriters Hall of Fame” in New York for her stylish presentation and distinctive voice.

3 Facts about Bette Midler

  • Bette is popular for being an eminent Pop Singer.
  • Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
  • She is one of the influencers on StarBioTrend, having a birthday on December 1.

FAQ

Does Bette Midler still sing?

The 76 Years Old revealed her performance on the stage might be over.

Did Bette grow up in Hawaii?

She was raised in Aiea and joined Radford High School in Honolulu.

Is Sophie von Haselberg married?

Yes, she married Harry J.N. Guinness in Millbrook, New York, at her parents’ home.

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